Great Gatsby Nick Carraway Quotes by F. Scott Fitzgerald and many others.
I felt that I wanted the world to be in uniform and at a sort of moral attention forever; I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
Can’t repeat the past?…Why of course you can!
In my younger and more vulnerable years my father gave me some advice that I’ve been turning over in my mind ever since.
A sense of the fundamental decencies is parceled out unequally at birth.
Gatsby believed in the green light, the orgastic future that year by year recedes before us. It eluded us then, but that’s no matter – to-morrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther … And one fine morning —
I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.
I thought of Gatsby’s wonder when he first picked out the green light at the end of Daisy’s dock. He had come a long way to this lawn and his dream must have seemed so close that he could hardly fail to grasp it. He did not know that it was already behind him. [- Nick Carroway]
I wanted no more riotous excursions with privileged glimpses into the human heart.
You can’t repeat the past.” “Can’t repeat the past?” he cried incredulously. “Why of course you can!
Gatsby turned out all right at the end; it is what preyed on Gatsby, what foul dust floated in the wake of his dreams that temporarily closed out my interest in the abortive sorrows and short-winded elations of men.
Tomorrow we will run faster, stretch out our arms farther.
Every one suspects himself of at least one of the cardinal virtues, and this is mine: I am one of the few honest people that I have ever known.
Life is much more successfully looked at from a single window.
Feel like criticizing any one,” he told me, “just remember
So we drove on toward death through the cooling twilight.
I was within and without. Simultaneously enchanted and repelled by the inexhaustible variety of life.
He knew that when he kissed this girl, and forever wed his unutterable visions to her perishable breath, his mind would never romp again like the mind of God.